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A Successful Heart Week!

Thank you to everyone who took part in Heart Week this year!  So many of you organised fundraising events to raise vital funds and awareness for heart babies. We had tea parties, bake sales and even popcorn and movies at work (thank you Star Media!)

We’ve Trained Almost 1000 Sonographers Since 2016

At Tiny Tickers, our mission is to train as many sonographers as possible, as regularly as possible. The biggest single factor in increasing detection rates of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is sonographer training and so we’re proud to reveal that, since 2016, we have trained 967 sonographers throughout the UK.

New Patient Survey for CHD Patients in England

Tiny Tickers is pleased to have helped NHS England develop a new patient survey for CHD patients. The Congenital Heart Disease Patient Experience Survey will be launched in all surgical centres in England on February 26th, with the aim of giving hospitals detailed feedback from patients and their parents and carers. Different versions of the…

Bronchiolitis – More Than A Cold

Around 30,000 infants are admitted to hospital in England each year with bronchiolitis. It is the most common reason for infant hospitalisation. While bronchiolitis symptoms are usually mild and only last for a few days,  babies who were born with a heart condition are at higher risk of developing severe bronchiolitis. 

UK Lioness Clubs support Tiny Tickers

We are delighted to announce that the UK Lioness Chairman, Jeannette Morgan, has chosen to support Tiny Tickers during her two year term in office. Lionesses don’t want to be seen as ‘do-gooders’ but want to give something back to their community and by supporting Tiny Tickers they will help us to continue our life-saving…